Jul 28, 2010 2:05am PDT
in maryland that police call a suspect in a series of mother-daughter murders. >> capturing jason thomas scott and cracking the case was quite a challenge for investigators near washington, d.c. pierre thomas reports. >> reporter: the horror began at this home on january 26th, 2009, as an intruder neutralized the alarm system and slipped in. karen lofton, a 45-year-old nurse, was fatally shot as she tried to hide in this corner. her 16-year-old daughter was repeatedly shot as she frantically dialed 911 from her bed. police were perplexed. the doors were locked. no signs of forced entry. neighbors were terrified. two months later, the bodies of dolores dewitt, 42, and her 20-year-old daughter, ebony, were found in a burning car less than a mile away from the loftons' home. another nurse and a daughter killed. >> i will tell you mr. scott presented us with a very challenging ability to identify him as a suspect. >> reporter: this man, jason thomas scott, was charged in the murders of the dewitts and the chief of police here is convinced he's responsible for more. >> here's a mother and a daughte
Jul 6, 2010 3:05am EDT
to washington, d.c., sweltering heat. in maryland, the mercury rose to 99 degrees. that's especially concerning, considering six people have already died there of heat-related causes this year. that's the same number for all of last year. the eastern seaboard is preparing to endure what could be the worst heat wave in decades. people are doing what they can to cool it off, water it down, sweat it out, or block it out. anthony ballard plans on spending most of the week here at one of new york's 100 cooling centers. >> i have a studio where i have no air conditioner. so it's really like necessary to be here on a hot day like today. >> it could be life-saving. heat exhaustion can kill someone. >> reporter: these temperatures make kids especially vulnerable. already this year, a record 19 children have died after being left in a hot car. >> a typical car will heat up 20 degrees in 10 minutes. 30 degrees in 20 minutes. you shouldn't leave a pet or a child or anyone in a car for any time in this weather. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., we measured the temperature inside this car after an hour. it q
Jul 21, 2010 3:05am EDT
, based in baltimore, maryland, has one of those american fairy tale stories that is almost too much of a fairy ste y tale. in 1995 as a mediocre college football player at university of maryland, kevin plank decided the cotton t-shirts he was wearing at practice were too sweaty. >> what made you think -- who cares about a cotton t-shirt that you sweat through? >> i was pretty short and pretty slow. my incentive was giving me just that little edge and advantage. >> reporter: he made shirtth with synthetic fabric that would wick away your sweat. he didn't invent the fabric, it was out there, he just made some tight shirts out of it and started giving it to friends in the pros to try out. >> i'll make these shirts up, send it to you. i thought it was going to be easy. the fact of the matter is it doesn't work like that. >> reporter: based out of his grandmother's basement he racked up $40,000 in credit card debt and tens of thousands of driving miles. and a ton of hard work. protecting the house is still the central theme to most of their ads. this is a new one for their women's line.
Jul 29, 2010 3:05am EDT
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